RHODESIA: Again, Death on Flight SAM-7

But this time, there is more despair than defiance

The Rhodesian resort area near Kariba Lake, close to the Zambian frontier, once seemed far removed from the cruel realities of the guerrilla conflict that has taken the lives of 12,000 black and white Rhodesians over the past six years. But last September, in one of the war's grislier episodes, an Air Rhodesia plane on a flight out of Kariba airport to Salisbury was shot down by guerrillas using a Soviet-made SAM7 heat-seeking missile. Ten of the 18 survivors were then murdered on the...

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